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Lionel Richie's Hello Ice-breaker

12th March 2012

Lionel Richie finds his song 'Hello' often helps ''break the ice'' with strangers.The 62-year-old singer claims the 1984 hit - which features the lyrics, ''hello, is it me you're looking for?'' - is often repeated...

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'Corny' Lionel Richie

11th March 2012

Lionel Richie is happy to be ''corny''.The 'Dancing on the Ceiling' hitmaker doesn't worry about being ''hip'' because the subject matter of his songs mean they are viewed as timeless and people can always relate...

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South By Southwest 2012 Will See New Names Refresh Old Festival Traditions

9th March 2012

South By Southwest starts today in Austin, Texas. A festival that started out in 1987 with plans for it to be a showcase for emerging music and creative companies has grown to become a truly...

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Fascinating Fact 13014

9th March 2012

Veteran singer Lionel Richie invited British singers Pixie Lott and Rebecca Ferguson to share the stage with him at the recording of his upcoming U.K. TV special. This Is Lionel Richie is due to air...

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Lionel Richie & Etta James To Be Inducted Into Apollo Hall Of Fame

8th March 2012

Lionel Richie and the late Etta James are to be inducted into New York's Apollo Theater's Hall of Fame.The two stars will be feted at a ceremony in Harlem on 4 June (12). Past Apollo...

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Kelly Clarkson And Richie To Front New Tv Singing Show

8th March 2012

Former American Idol champion Kelly Clarkson is set to front a new reality TV singing show with Lionel Richie.The singer, who won the first season of Simon Cowell's talent show in 2002, is becoming a...

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Kelly Clarkson To Judge New Tv Talent Show

8th March 2012

Kelly Clarkson has joined the judging panel of new TV talent show 'Duets'.The 'Stronger' hitmaker - who found fame on the first series of 'American Idol' - will join forces with music legend Lionel Richie,...

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Kelly Clarkson Turns Mentor For X Factor, Idol, Rival

8th March 2012

Kelly Clarkson and Lionel Ritchie have been chosen to be the celebrity figures on the forthcoming series of 'Duets', after Abc threw their hat into the ring for the battle of the talent contests. Jennifer...

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The Voice: Kelly Clarkson, Lionel Richie Add Superstar Power

6th March 2012

Now that the five weeks of 'blind auditions' are over, The Voice can really get down to the serious business of finding itself a singing star. The judges have chosen their teams and on last...

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The Things They Say 24542

6th March 2012

"You can't cut black skin: it makes lines." Veteran singer Lionel Richie has no plans to undergo cosmetic surgery.

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The Things They Say 24541

6th March 2012

"We were on a rocket ship. Who was around Nicole every day? Uncle Michael (Jackson). Uncle Prince. Gregory Peck, Frank Sinatra. That's not normal. This was life on steroids." Lionel Richie admits his fame affected...

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Lionel Richie: Whitney Had To Save Herself

5th March 2012

Lionel Richie thinks Whitney Houston was the only person who could have saved herself. The 'Dancing on the Ceiling' hitmaker was a friend of the late singer - who tragically died after allegedly ingesting alcohol...

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Lionel Richie Wants To Duet With Adele

5th March 2012

Lionel Richie wants to work with Adele and Sir Paul McCartney.The 'Hello' hitmaker is releasing an album of his hits re-recorded with country artists - including Shania Twain and Willie Nelson - but says there...

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Lionel Richie To Promote New Album With Shopping Channel Concert

16th February 2012

Soul man Lionel Richie will promote his new country album during a concert on a U.S. TV shopping network.The Hello hitmaker will launch the Home Shopping Network's live concert series on 16 March (12) with...

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The Things They Say 24300

9th February 2012

"I know guys who can't wait not to be a doctor. I know guys who can't wait to retire from law. Here I am, at 140 years old, talking about having another album coming out."...

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The Things They Say 23683

7th December 2011

"I always thought two terrible things my kid could bring home were: 1) a musician and 2) a musician. No father ever wants to hear his daughter's dating a musician." Crooner Lionel Richie jokes about...

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Lionel Richie To Be Honoured At Harvard

5th December 2011

Soul man Lionel Richie is to be honoured at one of America's most prestigious schools for his We Are The World recordings.The Hello singer will be handed the Peter J. Gomes Humanitarian Award during a...

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2011 Cma Awards Winners, Taylor Swift Takes Top Prize

10th November 2011

Taylor Swift took top honors at the 2011 CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville on Wednesday (9th November 2011), beating the likes of Blake Shelton and Jason Aldean to win the prestigious 'Entertainer...

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Taylor Swift Triumphs At Cmas

10th November 2011

Taylor Swift was named Entertainer of the Year at last night's (09.11.11) County Music Awards.The 21-year-old singer became only the second woman to scoop the coveted prize twice - following in the footsteps of Barbara...

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The Things They Say 23306

30th October 2011

"He called to ask if I'd sing on a track with him and we worked out the details on Skype. He was lovely when I met him and the song he wrote for us is...

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Lionel Richie To Release Country Record

28th October 2011

Lionel Richie is releasing a country album.The 'All Night Long' hitmaker insists he didn't deliberately set out to create a record in the style, but felt it was a "natural progression" to recreate some of...

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Lionel Richie Set For Country Album, Featuring Willie Nelson

28th October 2011

Lionel Richie is making the foray into country music and has teamed up with the likes of Willie Nelson, Blake Shelton and Shania Twain for new record 'Tuskegee'. Set for release in March 2012, the...

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Lionel Richie To Perform With Country Stars At Awards Show

27th October 2011

Lionel Richie will perform a series of country duets at the Cma Awards next month (Nov11).The soul star has recorded a new country album and he's making sure everyone knows all about his genre switch...

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Hugh Jackman's Tears For Lionel Richie

20th October 2011

Hugh Jackman used to cry over the Lionel Richie song 'Penny Forever' - because he was dumped by a girl named Penny when he was 16. The 'Real Steel' star - who married Australian actress...

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Lionel Richie Giving Dizzee Career Advice

4th October 2011

Lionel Richie has been giving Dizzee Rascal career advice.The British rapper was at the recent 30th birthday party of the singing legend's daughter, Nicole Richie, in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, where her father gave him...

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Nicole Richie Debuts Breast Implants In Mexico

29th September 2011

Nicole Richie, the American reality star and fashion designer, has had breast implants, according to US Weekly Magazine. The 'Fashion Star' mentor reportedly went under the knife this summer, and debuted her fuller physique while...

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Nicole Richie Turns 30 With Hollywood Meal

22nd September 2011

Nicole Richie turned 30 yesterday (21.09.11) and celebrated with a meal at top Hollywood restaurant Cecconi's.The TV star-and-fashion designer met up with several friends at the exclusive Italian eatery and was greeted by a barrage...

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Coldplay And Lady Gaga Sign Up For Children In Need

14th September 2011

Coldplay and Lady Gaga have signed up to play a charity show organised by Take That's Gary Barlow. The 'Born This Way' hitmaker and 'Yellow' group will take to the stage for a Children In...

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Gary Barlow Goes Solo For Radio 2 Concert

12th September 2011

Gary Barlow performed several Take That hits as he played solo at the Radio 2 Live in Hyde Park concert last night (11.09.11).Without the aid of his bandmates, the musician - who agreed to headline...

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Gary Barlow Joins Hyde Park Line-up

9th September 2011

Gary Barlow has signed up as a last minute replacement for Radio 2 Live in Hyde Park after Lionel Richie pulled out. The Take That star will step in for the 'Dancing on the Ceiling'...

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